Justin M. Kistler, MD
Locations: Newark-Metro, Middletown, Naamans
Specialties: Surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow, Orthopaedic trauma & fracture care
Dr. Kistler was born in Horsham, PA and attended the University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate education. He then went on to medical school at Temple University. While at Temple he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society and received the Mary Daly Award for Clinical Excellence, as well as the John W. Lachman Orthopaedic Surgery Award. He went on to complete his residency training at Temple University Hospital, where he was awarded the Outstanding Research Award as a Chief Resident and served as the editor-in-chief for the Temple University Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Following residency, he completed his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. During his fellowship he received extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions as well as minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release. Dr. Kistler also performs a number of surgical procedures using only local anesthesia (“wide awake” hand surgery) allowing his patients to avoid general anesthesia.
Dr. Kistler has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and has given national presentations for his research work including: the use of antibiotics in hand & upper extremity surgery, upper extremity trauma and compartment syndrome, nerve injuries, and hand infections.
Dr. Kistler will see patients beginning in September 2020. He will specialize in the following:
Surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow
Orthopaedic trauma & fracture care
Dr. Kistler lives with his wife, who is a pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, their two children, and their dog Charlie. In his free time, Dr. Kistler enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing golf, and enjoying good food.
Robert Biddle, PA-C
Joseph Cassidy, MS, PA-C
Kalette deMarrais, PA-C
Crystal DiMauro, PA-C
Bill Dorgan, PA-C
George Duffield PA-C
Catherine Frescoln, PA-C
Geary Gutowski JR., PA-C
Daniel Maistre, PA-C
Thomas Merring, PA-C
Regis Phelan, MPAS, PA-C
Janie Ramsay, PA-C
Matt Stump, PA-C
We are a multi-specialty group with fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons, who have expertise in total joint replacement, fractures, foot and ankle, hand, spine, sports medicine, trauma, osteoporosis and general orthopaedics. Learn More.
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